The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 103 76 48
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 27 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 2.16% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 10.00% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 33
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£204 £190 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £131 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £388 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £148 £225
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -34.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 10
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.50 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% +7.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.15 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.05% -
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
549 610 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.09% 21.62% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 281 175
Average daily rate £370 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 17 £204 -21.53% 5
Bracknell 0 9 £273 -28.12% 1
Maidenhead +6 2 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
4 28 (43.08%) Security Cleared
5 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
6 23 (35.38%) DV Cleared
7 19 (29.23%) SCCM
8 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 13 (20.00%) MS Office
11 13 (20.00%) Blackberry
12 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (18.46%) ITIL
12 12 (18.46%) Clustering
13 11 (16.92%) MCSE
13 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
14 10 (15.38%) MCP
14 10 (15.38%) SQL
14 10 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (15.38%) SCOM
14 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (15.38%) High Availability
15 9 (13.85%) Network Management
15 9 (13.85%) Live Communications Server
15 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
16 8 (12.31%) Remedy

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
3 10 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.85%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (4.62%) Documentum
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Office
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) LAN
1 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
1 8 (12.31%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 6 (9.23%) VPN
2 6 (9.23%) WAN
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
3 3 (4.62%) FTP
3 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 3 (4.62%) SNA
3 3 (4.62%) APPN
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.54%) VLAN
5 1 (1.54%) Junos
5 1 (1.54%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.62%) DB2
1 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) WinRunner
1 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (6.15%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (13.85%) Desktop Support
3 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) IT Support
4 8 (12.31%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Messaging Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Help Desk Technician
10 2 (3.08%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) APPC
2 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.54%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (18.46%) Clustering
3 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) AS400
4 3 (4.62%) iSeries
5 2 (3.08%) iPhone
5 2 (3.08%) PDA
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.62%) i5/OS
6 3 (4.62%) OS/400
7 2 (3.08%) AIX
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) High Availability
3 9 (13.85%) Network Management
3 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.77%) Time Management
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) Data Security
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.08%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.54%) Change Control
8 1 (1.54%) Release Management
8 1 (1.54%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.54%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) C
3 3 (4.62%) COBOL
3 3 (4.62%) RPG
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Security Cleared
2 23 (35.38%) DV Cleared
3 15 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (16.92%) MCSE
6 10 (15.38%) MCP
7 3 (4.62%) MCSA
7 3 (4.62%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCTS
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.54%) ISEB
8 1 (1.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) SCCM
2 10 (15.38%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.08%) Netcool
4 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Remedy
3 4 (6.15%) HP
3 4 (6.15%) EMC
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
4 3 (4.62%) McAfee
4 3 (4.62%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Veritas
6 1 (1.54%) Apple
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Dell
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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